Medical Weed States Have Less Opioid Use

Medical Weed, Opioid Use, Marijuana, Cannabis States with active medical weed legislation saw particular opioid prescription rates fall almost 20 percent when compared with prohibition nations, a first-of-its-kind research from Columbia University’s Irving Medical Center has found. Authors stated the findings emphasize the importance of providing patients with pain control choices, such as cannabis, in attempts to decrease opioid use.

The new study assesses opioid prescriptions created especially by orthopedic surgeons, who it notes would be the country’s third-highest prescribers of all opioids. Continue reading “Medical Weed States Have Less Opioid Use”

Legal Weed Views are Positive with Consumers

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A study of general consumer attitudes released recently discovered that citizens of all countries with legal weed have a favorable outlook of their controlled market. Outcomes of this study ,”Consumer perceptions of’legal’ and’prohibited’ cannabis in US countries with legal cannabis earnings,” were released on the last month before the publication of the analysis from the journal Addictive Behaviors first next year.

To conduct the analysis, researchers with the University of Waterloo’s School of Public Health at Canada surveyed mature consumers in countries with authorized weed and asked them about their perspectives of the controlled market. Continue reading “Legal Weed Views are Positive with Consumers”

How to Purchase Great Weed

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When you start looking to purchase weed, you’re met with a huge selection of products. How do you even begin to navigate your options? Why would you spend $60 in an eighth of Purple Punch that’s 23 percent THC whenever there’s a $20 eighth out of another brand with 28 percent THC? Plus it may be even harder if you are purchasing online and can not see this item.

In regards to buying great weed, a lot of people use a system which reflects my olive buying strategy: I locate a cool-looking label that fits my price point and continue on to the checkout line. Can this help me find good olives? Nope! But it enables me to get back home in a timely fashion which is half the battle when I’m shopping.

From my experience as a budtender, I discovered that price, THC percentage, and strain name are the most frequent reasons clients pick a product. Thus, what’s the difference between that $20 and $60 eighth of Purple Punch? Why spend the extra money? To answer those questions, we have to look at the characteristics that define quality weed.
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